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Other tobacco use by province

Prevalence of use of cigars/cigarillos varied significantly by province in 2015,43 and was highest in Saskatchewan, at 4.2% (Table 4.1). While estimates varied over time and by province, prevalence of cigar/cigarillo use generally increased for a number of years until around 2008, after which it declined; by 2015, in most provinces, prevalence had returned to 1999 levels, and dropped even lower.

 Prevalence of use in past 30 days for cigars/cigarillos*, by province, 1999-2015. *Prior to 2007, cigars and cigarillos were grouped together in a single questionnaire item; from 2007-2015 they were asked as two separate items and combined in the analysis. Data sources: Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey, 1999-2012; Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey, 2013, 2015. See data table with 95% confidence intervals below.

Download table 4.1 prevalence of using in past 30 days for cigars/cigarillos*, by province, 1999-2015 (.xlsx)

The 2015 prevalence estimates for chewing tobacco/pinch/snuff, pipe, and waterpipe use in the past 30 days were not reportable by province.